10 days in Palermo, Calatafimi-Segesta & Castelbuono Itinerary

10 days in Palermo, Calatafimi-Segesta & Castelbuono Itinerary

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Palermo
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Calatafimi-Segesta
— 3 nights
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Castelbuono
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Palermo

— 3 nights
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale are in your itinerary. Norman Palace and Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi), and view the masterpieces at Via delle Absidi.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Palermo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Calatafimi-Segesta.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Calatafimi-Segesta

— 3 nights
Calatafimi-Segesta is a small town, more popularly known simply as Calatafimi, in the Province of Trapani, in Sicily, southern Italy.The full name of the municipality was created in 1997 and is meant to highlight the presence within its territory of the 5th century B.C. Doric temple of Segesta, widely regarded as one of the most intact of its type. Your day by day itinerary now includes Tempio di Segesta. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Tempio di Segesta. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Ossario di Pianto Romano, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco di Segesta, and then contemplate the long history of Parco Archeologico.

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Getting from Palermo to Calatafimi-Segesta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Castelbuono.

Things to do in Calatafimi-Segesta

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Castelbuono

— 3 nights
Castelbuono is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily .It is known for its castle from which its name derives, and around which the city developed in the 14th century.HistoryConstruction of the Castle began in 1316, by order of Count Francesco I of Ventimiglia, over the ruins of the ancient Byzantine town of Ypsigro, high on the San Pietro hill. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese and Castello Ventimiglia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chiesa Maria SS. Assunta - Matrice Vecchia and Cappella Palatina - Cappella di Sant'Anna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Castelbuono: Chiesa Madre Gangi (in Gangi), Castello Di Sperlinga (in Sperlinga) and Chiesa di Santa Maria di Gesu (in Gratteri). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Putia Sicilian Creativity, admire the masterpieces at Museo Civico di Castelbuono, explore the historical opulence of Castello dei Ventimiglia, and see the interesting displays at Museo Naturalistico Francesco Mina Palumbo.

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Traveling by car from Calatafimi-Segesta to Castelbuono takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Castelbuono

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips